World Cup Football 2010 - South Africa

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Johannesburg - JSC

Jozi, Jo'burg, eGoli, ... however you call it, it is the largest city in all of South Africa. Having built its fortune on precious stones and metals, this thriving metropolis will be the centrpoint for the world cup extravaganza. With three fiecely competitive local clubs in the Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates and Moroka Swallows, the local support should be huge.

The stadium will be extensively upgraded in time for the world cup, when it will host the opening and final matches, among others.

Stadium Details

Name:Soccer City Stadium (aka FNB Stadium)
Capacity:104,000
Opened:1987
Club:Kaizer Chiefs (prior to world cup)

Matches in Johannesburg - JSC

  1. 1. Friday 11th June, Johannesburg - JSC 15:00 BST
    Group A Match
    South Africa 1 - 1 Mexico
    Scorers for South Africa: Tshabalala (55)
    Scorers for Mexico: Marquez (79)
    Coverage: ITV1
  2. 9. Monday 14th June, Johannesburg - JSC 12:30 BST
    Group E Match
    Netherlands 2 - 0 Denmark
    Scorers for Netherlands: Agger (o.g. 46), Kuyt (85)
    Coverage: ITV1
  3. 20. Thursday 17th June, Johannesburg - JSC 12:30 BST
    Group B Match
    Argentina 4 - 1 South Korea
    Scorers for Argentina: Park CY (o.g. 16), Higuain (33, 76, 80)
    Scorers for South Korea: Lee CY (45 + 1)
    Coverage: ITV
  4. 29. Sunday 20th June, Johannesburg - JSC 19:30 BST
    Group G Match
    Brazil 3 - 1 Côte d'Ivoire
    Scorers for Brazil: Fabiano (25, 50), Elano (62)
    Scorers for Côte d'Ivoire: Drogba (79)
    Coverage: BBC1
  5. 39. Wednesday 23rd June, Johannesburg - JSC 19:30 BST
    Group D Match
    Ghana 0 - 1 Germany
    Scorers for Germany: Ozil (60)
    Coverage: ITV1
  6. 52. Sunday 27th June, Johannesburg - JSC 19:30 BST
    Round of 16
    Argentina 3 - 1 Mexico
    Scorers for Argentina: Tevez (25, 52), Higuain (33)
    Scorers for Mexico: Hernandez (71)
    Coverage: ITV1
  7. 58. Friday 2nd July, Johannesburg - JSC 19:30 BST
    Quarter Final
    Uruguay (4) 1 - (2) Ghana After E.T. & penalties
    Scorers for Uruguay: Forlan (55, p), Victorino (p), Scotti (p), Abreu (p)
    Scorers for Ghana: Muntari (45 + 2), Gyan (p), Appiah (p)
    Coverage: ITV1
  8. 64. Sunday 11th July, Johannesburg - JSC 19:30 BST
    Final
    Netherlands 0 - 1 Spain After E.T.
    Scorers for Spain: Iniesta (115)
    Coverage: BBC1 (and ITV1)

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2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Official Book

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